The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 15 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing OOP 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.08% 3.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 4.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
OOP
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44 121 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 91.67% 85.82% 78.52%
Number of salaries quoted 36 58 89
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

OOP
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the Belfast region.

OOP Salary Trend in Belfast

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing OOP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OOP.

1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) OO
5 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (50.00%) Java
5 4 (50.00%) C#
5 4 (50.00%) HTML5
5 4 (50.00%) Node.js
5 4 (50.00%) CSS3
5 4 (50.00%) System Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (37.50%) C++
7 2 (25.00%) C
7 2 (25.00%) User Stories
7 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (25.00%) TDD
7 2 (25.00%) Scrum
7 2 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (12.50%) SDLC
8 1 (12.50%) Web Development
8 1 (12.50%) WPF
8 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
8 1 (12.50%) UNIX

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing OOP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Product Owner
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) System Testing
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) UML
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) C
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree